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February 13, 2018

Media Mention: Bessemer Venture Partners hits a pause in India

An article by The Ken quotes Venture Intelligence data on investments and exits by Bessemer Venture Partners in India:
According to data shared by Venture Intelligence, BVP India earned 3.27 times the return on its investment in online marketplace Snapdeal in a secondary share sale to SoftBank in 2015. This was ahead of the drop in valuation of Snapdeal from its peak of $6.5 billion in 2016 to $850 million in 2017. BVP India’s other exits include TaxiForSure (which was sold to Ola) as well as companies like Matrimony.com and Shriram City Union Finance being publicly listed.
BVP India has invested in 47 companies in India since 2004 when it set up an India office. It has exited 20 companies, through strategic sale and IPO. 
According to data from research platform Venture Intelligence, the number of deals by BVP has shrunk from 10 in 2016 to six in 2017. 

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